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The archaeology of geological catastrophes

Author: Bill McGuire
Publisher: London : Geological Society ; Tulsa [Okla.] : Distributors in USA AAPG Bookstore, 2000.
Series: Geological Society special publication, no. 171.
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Genre/Form: History
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Archaeology of geological catastrophes.
London : Geological Society ; Tulsa [Okla.] : Distributors in USA AAPG Bookstore, 2000
(OCoLC)624472574
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill McGuire
ISBN: 1862390622 9781862390621
OCLC Number: 43340296
Description: ix, 417 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Creation and destruction of travertine monumental stone by earthquake faulting at Hierapolis, Turkey / P.L. Hancock, R.M.L. Chalmers and E. Altunel / [and others] --
Uses of volcanic products in antiquity / D.R. Griffiths --
The advent of archaeoseismology in the Mediterranean / R.E. Jones and S.C. Stiros --
A critical reappraisal of the classical texts and archaeological evidence for earthquakes in the Atalanti region, central mainland Greece / V. Buck and I. Stewart --
Aims and methods in territorial archaeology: possible clues to a strong fourth-century A.D. earthquake in the Straits of Messina (southern Italy) / E. Guidoboni, A. Muggia and G. Valensise --
Santorini (Greece) before the Minoan eruption: a reconstruction of the ring-island, natural resources and clay deposits from the Akrotiri excavation / W.L. Friedrich, M.-S. Seidenkrantz and O.B. Nielsen --
The eruption of the Santorini volcano and its effect on Minoan Crete / J. Driessen and C.F. MacDonald --
Late Minoan IB marine ware, the marine environment of the Aegean, and the Bronze Age eruption of the Thera volcano / P. Bicknell --
Ground-penetrating radar mapping of Minoan volcanic deposits and the Late Bronze Age palaeotopography, Thera, Greece / J.K. Russell and M.V. Stasiuk --
Precursory phenomena and destructive events related to the Late Bronze Age Minoan (Thera, Greece) and AD 79 (Vesuvius, Italy) Plinian eruptions; inferences from the stratigraphy in the archaeological areas / R. Cioni, L. Gurioli and A. Sbrana / [et al.] --
A geographical information system for the archaeological area of Pompeii / M.T. Pareschi, G. Stefani and A. Varone / [et al.] --
Apulian Bronze Age pottery as a long distance indicator of the Avellino Pumice eruption (Vesuvius, Italy) / R. Cioni, S. Levi and R. Sulpizio --
Human response to Etna volcano during the classical period / D.K. Chester, A.M. Duncan and J.E. Guest / [et al.] --
The Johnston-Lavis collection: a unique record of Italian volcanism / W.L. Kirk, R. Siddall and S. Stead --
The archaeology of a Plinian eruption of the Popocatepetl volcano / P. Plunket and G. Urunuela --
Timing of the prehistoric eruption of Xitle Volcano and the abandonment of Cuicuilco Pyramid, Southern Basin of Mexico / S. Gonzalez, A. Pastrana and C. Siebe / [et al.] --
Volcanic disasters and cultural discontinuities in Holocene time, in West New Britain, Papua New Guinea / R. Torrence, C. Pavlides and P. Jackson / [et al.] --
Tephrochronology of the Brooks River Archaeologial District, Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska: what can and cannot be done with tephra deposits / J.R. Riehle, D.E. Dumond and C.E. Meyer / [et al.] --
Endemic stress, farming communities and the influence of Icelandic volcanic eruptions in the Scottish Highlands / R.A. Dodgshon, D.D. Gilbertson and J.P. Grattan --
Comparison and cross-checking of historical, archaeological and geological evidence for the location and type of historical and sub-historical eruptions of multiple-vent oceanic island volcanoes / S.J. Day, J.C. Carracedo and H. Guillou / [et al.] --
'A fire spitting volcano in our dear Germany': documentary evidence for a low-intensity volcanic eruption of the Gleichberg in 1783? / J.P. Grattan, D.D. Gilbertson and A. Dill --
Volcanic soils: their nature and significance for archaeology / P. James, D. Chester and A. Duncan --
The use of volcaniclastic material in Roman hydraulic concretes: a brief review / R. Siddall --
Olmec stone sculpture: selection criteria for basalt / P. Hunt --
Seismic and volcano hazards affecting the vulnerability of the Sana'a area of Yemen / R. Hughes and A. Collings --
Archaeological, geomorphological and geological evidence for a major earthquake at Sagalassos (SW Turkey) around the middle of the seventh century A.D. / M. Waelkens, M. Sintubin and P. Muchez / [et al.] --
Fault pattern of Nisyros Island volcano (Aegean Sea, Greece): structural, coastal and archaeological evidence / S.C. Stiros --
The geological origins of the oracle at Delphi, Greece / J.Z. de Boer and J.R. Hale.
Series Title: Geological Society special publication, no. 171.
Responsibility: edited by W.J. McGuire [and others].
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